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Open Flu Clinic Vaccination dates

COLINTON SURGERY   (all 12pm to 2pm


Date                                   Surname

Thursday 5th October              A - H

Tuesday 10th October             I – McM

Thursday 12th October           McN - R

Tuesday 24th October            S - Z

Thursday 26th October           Catchup Clinic (any surname)


These clinics are for all patients over 65 years of age, all 2-5 year olds not yet at school and anyone deemed to be in an at risk clinical group. Where possible please come on your allocated day (see above). If you are unable to attend during your allocated day please attend any of the other dates except for 6 October clinic which is particularly busy. Thank you. Please do not arrive before 1200 and you are likely to be processed quicker if you arrive later.


High risk groups include:


Chronic respiratory disease: asthma (but only if on steroid treatment or

if previously hospitalised because of asthma); chronic obstructive pulmonary

disease (COPD); cystic fibrosis; bronchiectasis; children who have previously

been admitted to hospital with a lower respiratory tract disease


Chronic heart disease: congenital heart disease, hypertension with

cardiac complications, heart failure, ischaemic heart disease

Chronic kidney disease: kidney transplant, anyone with chronic kidney

disease 3, 4 or 5, nephrotic syndrome, chronic kidney failure


Chronic liver disease and Asplenia or Spleen dysfunction


Chronic neurological disease: stroke, TIA, severe neurological disability,

hereditary and degenerative disease of the nervous system, cerebral palsy, MS


Diabetes: all diabetic patients


Immunosuppression: due to disease or treatment, HIV, chemotherapy,

absent spleen, systemic steroids >20mg prednisolone per day.


Morbid Obesity. BMI > 40kg/m2


Pregnant women: at any stage of pregnancy


Unpaid and young carers

More information on the Colinton Surgery website